New York Philharmonic Premieres HK Gruber’s Piano Concerto

Hi All. This fell off the blog for some reason. I am re-hosting it today.    New York Philharmonic Premieres H.K. Gruber Photos: Chris Lee   Avery Fisher Hall, New York January 7, 2017 By Christian Carey Five Things to Love About the NY Phil’s January 7th Concert Kurt Weill’s Kleine Dreigroschenmusik (Little Threepenny Music)Continue reading “New York Philharmonic Premieres HK Gruber’s Piano Concerto”

A Clear Midnight: Bleckmann and Hülsmann

Pianist Julia Hülsmann and vocalist Theo Bleckmann join forces on A Clear Midnight: Kurt Weill and America, a new recording for ECM Records. Joined by trumpeter and flugelhornist Tom Arthurs, bassist Marc Muellbauer, and drummer Heinrich Köbberling, they present renditions of Weill’s later songs alongside Hülsmann’s settings of poems by Walt Whitman. In addition to lesser known examples from the Weill canon, there areContinue reading “A Clear Midnight: Bleckmann and Hülsmann”